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Puget Sound Energy Overview

Bellevue, WA
1001 to 5000 employees
1999
Company - Private
Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
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Puget Sound Energy – Why Work For Us?


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During our more than 135-year history one thing has remained constant: PSE's focus on safe, reliable, affordable energy service. And we're proud of our legacy: a commitment to great customer service and helping to make our communities better places to live and work.

Puget Sound Energy is Washington  state’s oldest local energy company,  providing electric and natural gas service  to customers primarily in the vibrant Puget Sound area.

The region has experienced dramatic  change during PSE’s century-plus  history, but one thing has remained constant: PSE’s focus on safe, reliable  and affordable energy service. Our  commitment to serving communities and  to helping make them better places to live  and work is as steadfast as ever.

PSE’s service area is home to some of  America’s most recognized and respected  businesses, including the Boeing  Commercial Airplane Group, Microsoft,  Amazon.com, Weyerhaeuser, Starbucks,  Costco and Nordstrom.

Fast facts

Headquarters:

Bellevue, Wash.

Employees:

2,800

Customers:

1.1 million electric and more than 760,000 natural gas

Service area:

6,000+ square miles, primarily in Puget Sound region of Western Washington
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Service area population:

Approximately 4 million

Counties served:

Island (electric)
King (combined)
Kitsap (electric)
Kittitas (combined)
Lewis (natural gas)
Pierce (combined)
Skagit (electric)
Snohomish (natural gas)
Thurston (combined)
Whatcom (electric)


Diversity at PSE

Diversity at PSE

Bring us your experience

One of the strengths at Puget Sound Energy is our diverse team of employees. We believe that inclusion, a respectful work environment and diverse life experiences help bring better solutions to the table, create a more enjoyable workplace and better serve our customers.

You can see our commitment to diversity at all levels of PSE. We have outreach programs to attract diverse and nontraditional applicants to enhance the employee mix at PSE. Our top 100 leaders are trained in how to build a more inclusive work environment, with a particular emphasis on understanding the differences between generations. Our president and CEO, Kimberly J. Harris, seeks out diverse opinions and encourages candid conversation.

PSE works with community organizations to promote diversity. For example, we’re strong supporters of the Seattle chapter of BOLD (Business Opportunities for Leadership Diversity), which works to mobilize business leaders to create more inclusive workplaces. In addition, we partner with the Tabor 100 to provide scholarships that encourage African-American students to pursue a career in a clean energy field.

There is more work to do. That's why we regularly review our recruitment efforts to ensure that the percentage of people of color and women working at PSE meets or exceeds their availability in the broader work force.

PSE Benefits

Benefits

At Puget Sound Energy, your job satisfaction is important. That's why we support our employees in a variety of ways to help them grow, learn and excel in their careers. 

PSE employees receive competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package, including: 

Medical, dental and vision plan
Retirement pension plan
401(K) investment plan
Paid time off
Paid holidays
Employee assistance program
Wellness program

Career Growth

Throughout your career, PSE provides opportunities for you to openly discuss, plan and set goals to achieve your aspirations. You'll find nearly 100 company-provided, on-site workshops covering a variety of skills, including effective communication, management development, career planning and software.

Leadership Training

Managing in today's complex organizations is tough. PSE supports managers at all levels in their development through coaching and mentoring, 360° feedback and skills training in areas such as strategic decision making, managing performance and business acumen.

Tuition Reimbursement

Eligible employees receive tuition reimbursement of up to $5,250 per year for business related college tuition.

A Look Inside PSE

See what our employees think about career opportunities and ways to grow at PSE.

PSE Internships

Ready to jump-start your career? Ready to get hands-on experience and perform real-world, project-focused tasks? Then apply to join our team as a PSE intern!

College Internships at PSE

PSE interns have the benefit of being surrounded by people who are committed to helping you learn, build skills, network and further develop your professional and personal goals, including:

  • Improving your understanding of the relationship between theory and practice
  • Applying learned concepts to solving practical problems
  • Working with cross-functional teams
  • Identifying career options

Internship Requirements

  • Good academic standing in an accredited university or college (junior or senior academic level preferred; graduates within one year of graduation are also considered)
  • Strong communication skills
  • A strong work ethic, initiative and motivation
  • The ability to work well in a team environment
  • Active involvement in the community or extracurricular activities is highly desired

Puget Sound Energy Reviews

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    Pros

    Great benefits and nice work place

    Cons

    Micromanaging is tough and they could be more easy on employees

    Advice to Management

    Be more easy on employees

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Puget Sound Energy Photos

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Puget Sound Energy photo of: PSE Foundation donated a grant of $6,800 to the Skagit Search and Rescue Council and Dive Rescue Team for an inflatable rescue river craft.
Puget Sound Energy photo of: PSE @013 Veterans Day Event. Ptured are President and CEO Kimberly Harris, Major Gen. Bret Daugherty & PSE Vice President of Corporate Affairs Andy Wappler.
Puget Sound Energy photo of: Team PSE Celebrates National Cheeseburger day at XXX Root Beer
Puget Sound Energy photo of: TeamPSE supports Safe in the Sound at the Renton River Days
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Puget Sound Energy Interviews

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Puget Sound Energy.

    Interview

    The interview was on the phone and I was offered the job that day. I was merely asked 'fit' type questions rather than any jobtask related questions. The call lasted approximately 30 minutes.

    Interview Questions

    • Whether I would accept an internship   1 Answer
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Puget Sound Energy Awards & Accolades

  • Most Valuable Employer for Military, Civilianjobs.com, 2014

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